March 14, 2017

Based on store performance, the bonuses, along with annual pay raises, were included in employees’ March 9 paycheck.

March 14, 2017

The retail giant is testing a touch-screen monitor in its toy aisle at select stores in Texas, connecting customers to available in-store inventory or the company’s website for ordering. 

March 10, 2017

Albertsons, Rite Aid, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart all saw significant rises in year-over-year satisfaction, with all advancing at least 3% year over year, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

March 8, 2017

Target and Walmart were among the retailers named to the 2017 National Association for Female Executives list.

March 7, 2017

The Glucose Health “Only at Walmart” television ad campaign is airing across primetime and daytime rotations on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel, Game Show Network, Lifetime and TV Land.

March 6, 2017

Breakthrough brands, defined as those brands either introduced within the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2016, or those brands that experienced blockbuster incremental growth in that time frame, feature leading meal-replacement solutions.

February 28, 2017

Retailer to provide easy prescription refills and allow consumers to “skip the line.”

February 21, 2017

Walmart now boasts more than 35 million SKUs online and recently announced free two-day shipping with a minimum $35 order.

February 14, 2017

Based on information from Walmart, the chain is not merging the stores and walmart.com buying teams, as Reuters reported Tuesday. The two will continue to operate as two separate teams.  

February 3, 2017

The National Retail Federation estimates the proposed tax on imports could cost American families as much $1,700 per year.

January 30, 2017

Trainees in the Pathways course can earn a $1 per-hour increase in pay to $10 per hour after 90 days instead of six months.

January 18, 2017

Bayer AG has joined a host of companies, including General Motors, Hyundai and Walmart,  that have pledged to either keep or create jobs in the U.S., The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The Journal cited Trump transition team spokesman Sean Spicer, who said Bayer’s decision was the result of “the president-elect’s focus on creating a better business climate here in the United States.” Bayer is currently seeking regulatory approval for its planned $57 billion purchase of seed maker Monsanto, and committed research investments and "several thousand" new high-tech positions in the U.S. once that deal is successfully completed. (The Wall Street Journal)

 

January 17, 2017

Walmart is planning $6.8 billion of capital investments in the U.S. in the coming fiscal year, which includes construction and remodeling of stores, clubs and distribution centers, as well as the expansion of new services such as online grocery pickup.

January 13, 2017

The changes, which the chain has not officially announced, come on the heels of media reports that Karenann Terrell would step down as CIO of Walmart Stores on Feb. 24. 

January 12, 2017

GNC and Walmart are joining Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods on the development of a retailer driven and consumer focused Industry Leadership Group, the Natural Products Association reported.
 

January 12, 2017
Walmart, which did not say where Terrell is headed, expects to announce new leadership in technology “shortly,” according to theWall Street Journal.
January 6, 2017

Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser has two seasoned value retail executives at the helm with the addition of Wal-Mart U.S. chief merchant and the promotion of Dollar Tree COO to enterprise president of the company.

January 6, 2017

She will be replaced by longtime associate John Furner.

January 4, 2017

The continued decline in the number of heavy buyers (those who purchased more than three types of vitamins in a year) was a key trend captured by the 2016 TABS Analytics Vitamin and Minerals Supplements study.

December 13, 2016

Apollo Health and Beauty Care has been awarded the prestigious Sam's Club Supplier of the Quarter Award for the 2017 retail period. 

December 9, 2016

New store formats represent a dramatic industry shift for brick-and-mortar operators.

December 8, 2016

Big-box retailer has donated more than $56 million in response to disaster events in the past decade.

December 5, 2016

This year, a record-breaking 517 businesses earned the CEI’s top score of 100, up from 407 last year.

December 5, 2016

Walmart has opened a 4,000-sq.-ft. format that offers pick-up of online grocery orders and a convenience store that also sells snacks, beverages and more.